24 Sep 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 24 September 2013

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 24 September 2013

The government has decided not to exclude any sacred sites identified by iwi during consultation for exploration tenders around Waikato and Bay of Plenty; The chair of Ngati Kahu in the Far North, Margaret Mutu, says the Maori Council lacks accountability and should not purport to speak for all Maori; Labour says it expects water to become a huge issue for the whole of the country; Hundreds of secondary school students will descend in Hamilton today for the Nga Manu Korero national Maori speech competition.